I could have been highly offended, and justifiably so. Instead, I made a conscious decision not to be. His words, although definitely not seasoned with salt, summed up for me in a nutshell the shared plight of many women over 40. This particularly applies to those of us who, either by choice or by circumstance, remain single. Fostered by a youth-enamored society, the assumption is that rather than being in any way enhanced by age, women are tarnished by it.
I confess I knew Maggie shed before we were married. But, I have OCD and had no idea that I would have large, disgusting clumps of dog hair all over my house. It just so much hair. I vacuum every day and each time the hair fills the bag.
I love my husband in such a special way. I respect him. He makes me laugh. We spend tons of quality time together. I feel like our marriage of six years is for the most part strong and good. There is just one problem. We have no sexual chemistry...we don't have a good sex life...not anymore.
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Amelia Earhart stepping out of the cabin of a plane at Curtiss Field. Eighty Years Since Earhart's Disappearance July 2, 2017 marks eighty years since pioneer aviator Amelia Earhart disappeared during her circumnavigational flight around the world. Earhart's many accomplishments include being the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, [...]